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Pavarotti joins Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday that the Italian tenor, who died in 2007, will receive a star on the city’s sidewalk. The event will take place on August 24 in the presence of his daughter, Cristina Pavarotti and the conductor James Conlon. Luciano will be the...
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Pavarotti to receive posthumous star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Opera star Luciano Pavarotti will be honored with a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Friday. The ceremony will be held Aug. 24, and will be attended by his daughter, Cristina Pavarotti. Also on the list of speakers is Cinzia Salvioli and conductor James Conlon.
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Remembering Fargo's Pavarotti of pork chops

FARGO — “Bonjour mon frere, what can we do for you today?”. That was the greeting many people would get as they walked through the doors of a very special mom and pop grocery store in North Fargo from 1947 to 1972. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE:. Masse’s...

Pavarotti, Billie Holiday and me: the secrets of what makes a great singer

The iconic tenor of my lifetime – and in terms of sheer voice, the very best – was Luciano Pavarotti. I only heard him once in the flesh, in a production of Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera at London’s Royal Opera House. His interest in the stage action was limited, but his vocal resources were only marginally depleted after decades of shining high Cs, and I felt the magic.

Princess Diana's Soaking Wet Hair in This Photo with Pavarotti Tells an Extraordinary Story

Princess Diana had many memorable hair moments over the years — including a rare wet look alongside Luciano Pavarotti. Photographer Anwar Hussein — whose work chronicling Diana's journey from "Shy Di" in 1980 to the confident icon she became before her tragic death in 1997 at age 36 appears in Princess Diana Exhibition: Accredited Access, a "walk-through documentary" currently open in Chicago and Los Angeles, with New York City next — tells PEOPLE in this week's issue the story behind the rain-soaked snap.
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Missing Pavarotti

Watching the television rerun of Ron Howard’s Pavarotti’s biopic reminded me how rare it is for a huge personality to survive on a livingroom screen. A couple of clips from Jonas Kaufmann’s Christmas shows demonstrate the diminution to best effect. Kaufmann on stage can project to great distances. Close-up on screen he is no more exceptional than the common run of seasonal entertainment.

Pavarotti: The ‘serious condition’ that led to the opera singer’s death- signs to spot

The Italian singer died at the age of 71, in his home near Modena in northern Italy. His death was announced by his manager Terri Robson, who went on to explain that the singer had died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. After his final performance at the Winter Olympics, the star had made no other public appearances, and was hospitalised in the summer of the following year. What are the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer?

The power of Pavarotti unleashed

A NEW show has been created to celebrate the voice of opera legend Luciano Pavarotti. His widow Nicoletta Mantovani, and daughter Alice — who was just four when her father died 14 years ago — have joined forces with Michael Gracey, who directed The Greatest Showman, and wunderkind composer Jacob Collier to pay tribute to ‘one of the greatest voices of all time’.